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2 hrs ago | The Virginian-Pilot

Pentagon: F-22 whistleblower inquiry to wrap up in August

More than two years after a Hampton-based F-22 pilot's career stalled when he and a colleague spoke out about life-threatening problems with the Air Force's newest fighter jet, Pentagon investigators say they'll complete their investigation of his treatment in August.


Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, US News, Langley Air Force Base, Virginia, Virginia Government

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Army Times

Police: 2 arrested in Michigan guardsman's carjack slaying

Detroit police say they've arrested a man and a woman in the fatal shooting of a Michigan National Guard soldier during a carjacking on the city's west side.


Related Topix: US Military

Dallas Morning News

Neither DPS nor National Guard requested the border deployment that Perry ordered

Gov. Rick Perry decided to deploy the national guard to the border without it being recommended by either the Department of Public Safety or the Texas National Guard, the leaders of those organizations told a House committee on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military

Daily Mail

Dozens of knife-wielding 'terrorists' shot dead by police as they...

Brave Abigail Hernandez stares down her 'kidnapper' in court after it is revealed she may have been held captive in a shipping container next to his house for nine months Girlfriend called cops on child molester who was killed after shooting two US Marshals and an NYPD detective in West Village after two years on the run Massive security alert over ... (more)


Related Topix: US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, World News, China, Asia,

The Robesonian

McPherson to offer book signing12:51 pm

The community is invited to a book signing featuring Roosevelt McPherson on Saturday.


Related Topix: Libraries, US Military, US Army, Raeford, NC, Robeson County, NC

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Lancaster picks town administrator; police chief rips selectman

Selectmen heard the town administrator search committee recommend a sole candidate, interviewed him, went into executive session, returned from that and voted 3-0 to hire him and enter into negotiations with him to iron out a contract.


Related Topix: Lancaster, MA, Fitchburg, MA, US Military, Fitchburg State College

Southeast Georgia Today

DoD Honors Toombs County Sheriff

July 29-- The U.S. Department of Defense has recognized Toombs County Sheriff Junior Kight for his support of soldiers in the Army National Guard.


Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, Department of Defense, US News, US Military

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The State

Defense Department honors Rock Hill EMS leader with 'Patriot Award'

When Daniel Osborne asked his boss to help his National Guard unit, Robert White didn't give it a second thought.


Related Topix: US Military, Department of Defense, US News

The Oregonian

Kenny Leisten's platoon gathers with his father 10 years after his death in Iraq

One of the items brought to Kenny Leisten's graveside Monday was a framed photo of him with John Rosander, wearing Iraqi helmet liners they had found.


Related Topix: Portland, OR, US Military, Explosion

The Macon Telegraph

Former 21st Century Partnership leader files suit against National Guard

A former head of the 21st Century Partnership is suing the Georgia National Guard, claiming that its top officer fired her after she repeatedly cautioned against misuse of National Guard money and other resources.


Related Topix: Nathan Deal, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors


Men And Women Of The U.S. National Guard To Receive American Patriot...

The Men and Women of The National Guard have been selected to receive the 2014 American Patriot Award, presented annually by the National Defense University Foundation .


Related Topix: Prison, US Military, National Defense University, Jay Nixon, US Governors, US Air Force, Louisville, KY

Minot Daily News

Perry's bold border move

Gov. Rick Perry of Texas plans to order 1,000 National Guard troops to his state's border with Mexico in an effort to stem the tide of immigrants illegally entering from Central America, dispersing around the country once they've made it into Texas.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors, US Military, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Immigration Reform

Stars and Stripes

Thousands of Afghan government weapons may be unaccounted for, watchdog says

U.S. forces help train new Kabul police recruits to fire the AK-47 assault rifle on the grounds of the Kabul Military Training Center in this 2009 photo.


Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Prison, US Military

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Michigan stained glass artist teaches others

In this photo taken on July 10, 2014, pieces of a butterfly stained glass piece are laid out in Don Zimmerman's studio at Chapel Hill Methodist Church in Battle Creek, Mich.


Related Topix: Department of Defense, US News, US Military

Logan Banner

Logan employers awed by BOSS tour4:58 am

Many Logan employers witnessed a BOSS tour hosted by the Logan County Chamber of Commerce, Alpha Natural Resources and the National Guard on Friday at the W.Va.


Related Topix: Logan, WV, Logan County, WV, US Military, Camp Branch, State Prisons, Prison

Stars and Stripes

National Guard C-130s to be grounded by 2020?

The aircraft are from the West Virginia Air National Guard's 130th Airlift Wing at Charleston.


Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Air Force, Sylvania, GA, Screven County, GA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis

Stars and Stripes

Texas Guard troops don't get arrest powers at border - yet

In this image members of the 836th Engineer Company of the Texas National Guard conduct breaching exercises during their summer annual training July 16, 2014, at Camp Bullis in San Antonio.


Related Topix: Texas Government, Texas, US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, Salisbury University, West, TX

Free Republic

National Guard Won’t Allow Its Own Troops To Be Honored At Vacation Bible School

Citing federal regulations, the Missouri National Guard has refused to show up for an hour-long meet-and-greet with kids at a small Baptist church in the rural southwest corner of the state.


Related Topix: US Military, Vacation Bible School, Carthage, MO

Sic Semper Tyrannis 2005

Rick Perry and the National Guard

When National Guard units are not under federal control, the governor is the commander-in-chief of the units of his or her respective state or territory .


Related Topix: US Military, Rick Perry, US Governors, Washington DC

Bangor Daily News

'Serving together makes us just that much stronger': 2 Maine...

Chief Warrant Officer Abel Gleason, a Blackhawk Helicopter pilot for the 126th Aviation Medevac unit in Bangor, took time during his 2012 deployment to Afghanistan to strike a pose his late grandfather Staff Sgt.


Related Topix: Maine, Bangor, ME, Canaan, ME, Life, Veteran Affairs, US Military